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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I WAS EXERCISING 3 OR MORE DAYS OF THE WEEK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 970 505 52.1 48.4-55.8 465 47.9 44.2-51.6
Age
< 20 years 49 32 65.5 48.1-79.5 17 34.5 20.5-51.9
20-24 years 214 127 60.1 52.2-67.5 87 39.9 32.5-47.8
25-34 years 540 259 48.0 43.0-52.9 281 52.0 47.1-57.0
35+ years 167 87 49.2 40.6-57.9 80 50.8 42.1-59.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 512 215 42.7 37.9-47.7 297 57.3 52.3-62.1
Non-Hispanic Black 191 130 65.4 56.8-73.2 61 34.6 26.8-43.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 35 64.0 48.3-77.1 23 36.0 22.9-51.7
Latina 188 113 59.7 51.2-67.7 75 40.3 32.3-48.8
Education
< High School 175 116 64.4 55.5-72.5 59 35.6 27.5-44.5
High School 190 114 58.3 49.8-66.3 76 41.7 33.7-50.2
> High School 604 275 46.2 41.7-50.9 329 53.8 49.1-58.3
Marital Status
Married 590 263 43.8 39.3-48.4 327 56.2 51.6-60.7
Other 380 242 64.9 58.9-70.6 138 35.1 29.4-41.1
WIC recipient
No 559 258 47.4 42.7-52.2 301 52.6 47.8-57.3
Yes 397 242 59.1 53.1-64.8 155 40.9 35.2-46.9
Medicaid recipient
No 595 273 45.1 40.5-49.7 322 54.9 50.3-59.5
Yes 375 232 62.0 56.0-67.7 143 38.0 32.3-44.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 339 191 57.8 52.4-63.1 148 42.2 36.9-47.6
2500+ grams 631 314 51.6 47.6-55.6 317 48.4 44.4-52.4

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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